Alexis Bittar unveiled his new collab with Bloomingdales yesterday, which he’s calling the Miss Havisham collection. If that conjures up thoughts of old ladies, think again. Bittar’s inpiration was a mix of Deco, new wave and Debbie Harry. “I love Debbie Harry. I’m obsessed with her,” Bittar told The Daily. “I watched this documentary about her on Virgin Air and I had forgotten how chic she was.” His fave songs by Harry? Call Me and Sunday Girl.
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It was announced today that Maroon 5 hottie Adam Levine is launching his first ever fragrances for boys and girls of all ages. â€œI didnâ€™t want it to be another bulls–t celebrity fragrance that I was hocking, that I didnâ€™t believe in,â€ Levine tells WWD. Look for the self-titled fragrances to come out this month at Macy’s and Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada with a $35 to $65 price tag. The bottles will resemble microphones.
Marisa Berenson appears to have stopped the clock if this shot is any indication. The legendary mod was on hand last night at The Ziegfeld to celebrate the 40th anniversary (40!!!!!!) of Cabaret with a Blu-ray release that brought out the entire original cast including Liza with a Z and Joel Grey. Life’s clearly been a cabaret for this ageless looking chum.
Perfection! Catherine Zeta Jones wowed last night in (and avec) Michael Kors at the premiere of her new film, Side Effects in Manhattan. Mrs. Douglas wore a black and nude print lace Shantung strapless dress from his Pre-Fall 2013 collection. The Cinema Society and Michael Kors hosted the new Steven Soderbergh flick that hits theaters on February 8th.
Ready for more Kyle Anderson? We had a feeling. Marie Claire’s accessories director checked in with us to offer up his top ten of the week. Take it away, K-Dog! “Bonjour from Geneva, the watch capital of the world, where I am attending the SIHH watch show this week previewing all of the new, fabulous watches of 2013 from some of my favorite brands, like Cartier, Piaget, Van Cleef, and Panerai.
Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci has extended his contract with the French luxury house, according to WWD. The Italian designer has signed on for the next three years, and the timing couldn’t be better. LVMH, the luxury parent of 30 brands including Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Pucci, and Bulgari, posted a 12 percent boost in net profits in 2012, ringing in the new year at $4.4 billion.
WHAT: Jett Ghillie Modern Vice Boots…WHY: According to the Chinese calendar, 2013 is the year of the snake, so spice up your winter wardrobe with stunning exotics skins and reptile prints. Slither into the latest style of Modern Vice boots. When it comes to luxurious, handcrafted, premium quality shoes, brothers Jensen and Jordan Adoni know how to grab our attention. Talk about putting your best foot forward: All Modern Vice shoes are handmade at the Adoni factory in the heart of the Garment District, and each shoe is made of the finest, handpicked Italian leathers and skins. We all have our vices, right?…AVAILABLE: $425, ModernVice.com…
Earlier this week, Vans gathered 25 guests at the Little Owl – The Venue for an intimate din to toast to New York influencers and the Vans Women’s Classics’ spring 2013 collection. A coterie of Vans Stylist Ambassadors (including Daily-er Shane Cisneros!) gathered for the occasion, plus Adriana DeMeo from The Carrie Diaries.
WHAT: Bijoux De Famille Pink Maharani Leather and Brass Necklace…WHY: According to Gandhi, “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” Obviously Gandhi was not familiar with Bijoux De Famille. This gold plated leather, brass, and crystal necklace is not reserved for Bank of India and is meant to be worn as a show-stopper. Guaranteed by the central government and The Daily’s seal of stylish approval…AVAILABLE: $597, Luisaviaroma.com…
(NEW YORK) Lena Dunhamâ€™s Doing a New Show About Legendary Bergdorfâ€™s Personal Shopper Betty Halbreich [Fashionista]
The Girls’ star is developing a new comedy series for HBO
Paisley Paradise: Etro Launch E-boutique [Telegraph UK]
The luxury brand ventures into the digital sphere
First Vogue Festival Fashion Speakers Revealed [Vogue UK]
Announcing the 2013 Vogue Festival line-up
Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen Make First Handbag Collection For Elizabeth and James [Huffington Post]
The Olsen’s create a collection for those who can’t drop $40K
Illness Walks the Runway [NY Times]
The fashion crowd gives fashion month flu prevention tips